See also: Aorta and aortā

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta (plural aortas or aortae)

  1. (anatomy) The great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs; the main trunk of the arterial system.
  2. (figuratively) The liveliest part of something.
    Tracing their battles, I had many occasions to walk along Second Avenue, the aorta of the Lower East Side, exploring places that were once as vibrant and tumultuous as Midtown Manhattan. [1]

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f (plural aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin aorta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌaːˈɔr.taː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aor‧ta

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aorta's)

  1. aorta

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

aorta (plural aortas)

  1. aorta

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta m (genitive singular aorta, nominative plural aortaí)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aorta n-aorta haorta t-aorta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aorte)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart). Medieval Latin; compare the Classical borrowing of the same as averta.

 
Partēs aortae

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aorta f (genitive aortae); first declension

  1. aorta

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aorta aortae
Genitive aortae aortārum
Dative aortae aortīs
Accusative aortam aortās
Ablative aortā aortīs
Vocative aorta aortae

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LatvianEdit

 
Aorta

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

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(file)

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aorta f (4th declension)

  1. (anatomy) aorta (the main artery of the circulatory system, responsible for carrying the blood from the heart to the rest of the body except the lungs)
    lielais asinsriņķošanas loks sākas ar aortuthe great blood circulation cycle begins with the aorta
    lielie asinsvadi: aorta un plaušu artērijathe major blood vessels: the aorta and the pulmonary artery

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f

  1. (anatomy) aorta
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Further readingEdit

  • aorta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta (great artery)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǎoːrta/
  • Hyphenation: a‧or‧ta

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àōrta f (Cyrillic spelling а̀о̄рта)

  1. (anatomy) aorta
    Antonym: vena

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, to lift, raise).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈoɾta/, [aˈoɾ.t̪a]

NounEdit

aorta f (plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta c

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Declension of aorta 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative aorta aortan aortor aortorna
Genitive aortas aortans aortors aortornas

UzbekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Russian ао́рта (aórta), from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω (aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise).

NounEdit

aorta (plural aortalar)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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